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The Knot Georgia Weddings Magazine

The Knot Georgia Weddings Magazine Fall/Winter 2019

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Buy The Knot Georgia online magazine to make wedding planning easier. Find all you need to know about wedding dresses, wedding photographers, wedding cakes, having a garden wedding and wedding venues in Atlanta and beyond.

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in this issue

1 min.
get the look

Check out more fashion-forward styles for your wedding day and beyond at TheKnot.com/fashion. PHOTOGRAPHY Dewey Nicks FASHION STYLING Shelley Brown HAIR Herve for Davines at Sarah Laird & Good Company MAKEUP Regina Harris PROP STYLING Tara Marino at Ray Brown Productions MANICURIST Ana-Maria using Dermelect Cosmeceuticals at Bernstein & Andriulli BEHIND THE SCENES The Greatest Show On Earth Get a sneak peek of what went on at The Knot cover shoot HORSING AROUND Certified animal trainer and circus performer Jenny Vidbel brings two white horses into the center of the ring to pose for our photographer Dewey Nicks. FINISHING TOUCHES Fashion editor and wardrobe stylist Shelley Brown adds her final tweaks to a Jenny Packham slip dress and embellished cape before heading to set. PUPPY LOVE Tiny rescue dog Sheriff comes out of retirement to do some very impressive tricks on command for our model (with the help of a few…

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REAL WEDDINGS get inspired Browse weddings from across Georgia, including Anita and Weston’s bright multicultural celebration at Mason Fine Art in Atlanta. The couple blended Anita’s Hindu traditions with Weston’s Southern Baptist customs into one contemporary fusion ceremony. “We wanted our guests to see that it’s possible to bring two families and cultures together while remaining true to ourselves as a couple,” Anita says. GO LOCAL connect with pros and find tips Gather your dream team of local wedding vendors with the help of our Ultimate Wedding Guides at TheKnot.com/georgia. You can connect with planners, photographers and other vendors by searching by region and price in our local Marketplace. Your state directory has everything you need to know to get married, even where and how to secure a marriage license. You’ll also discover real wedding…

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your day, your way

When my husband, Mickey, and I tied the knot in St. Louis (my hometown), we wanted to include a subtle nod to New York City too—after all, it was the place we met and where we planned to continue building our life together. So we asked our baker to incorporate both city skylines into the design of our cake—it was “us” and the perfect way to honor our future. At The Knot, we’re less about following rules and all about making it your own. From spins on classic wedding rituals to totally unexpected wedding venues (like a circus—really!) and inventive ways to honor two different cultures in one epic party, we’ve got lots of ideas to help you make your wedding day a true reflection of who you are as…

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you’re engaged!

1 NAIL DOWN THE BUDGET Envision your wedding and decide how much you want to spend (and who else will be contributing). 2 BOOK A VENUE Search for the perfect place to celebrate, keeping budget and guest count in mind. Then set the date. 3 GATHER YOUR CREW Ask your besties to stand by you at the altar and in the months leading up to your day. 4 HIRE YOUR TEAM Research and book pros—anyone you have to have should be locked in ASAP. 5 PICK THE FORMALWEAR Shop for your attire and schedule necessary fittings—don’t forget accessories. Decide what your wedding party will wear too. 6 REGISTER & CREATE A WEBSITE Head to TheKnot.com to start a wish list and site. Share the link so guests are in on the details, like room blocks. 7 BUY YOUR WEDDING PAPER Decide on invites, thank-yous and other stationery. If you place…

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plan your wedding on your phone

FIND YOUR WEDDING STYLE We know—you’re probably figuring out where you should even start. We’ve got you covered. Once you download the app, the first thing you’ll do is swipe on images you love in our Style Quiz. It’s a fun way to help zero in on your vibe. Once complete, you’ll have your very own Wedding Vision (more on that on the next page). KEEP ORGANIZED Not sure what to do when? No sweat—we’ve put together a checklist for you, and it’s totally customizable. So if Uncle Jeff is officiating, we’ll take “find an officiant” off your list. Plus, our budgeter will help you track your overall spending and how much you’ve put toward each detail. COMPILE YOUR TEAM After sharing all your info (budget, location, guest count) we’ll help you…

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your wedding vision

Not sure how to define your style and theme? That’s okay! Download The Knot Wedding Planner app and take our Style Quiz to get your personalized Wedding Vision. DISCOVER YOUR STYLE No couple is just one set style—instead, you’ll get a series of words that describe your vibe. Bonus: You can use this lingo when talking with your pros. PERFECT YOUR COLOR PALETTE Check out the colors that match your wedding style. And not to worry—you can always change them up as you plan. GET PERSONAL RECOMMENDATIONS We’ll take your quiz answers and match you with vendors based on your location, style and budget—starting with your venue. CREATE YOUR VISION All that swiping will leave you with tons of inspo, which you can add to anytime. Plus, there’s space for custom must-haves (think: late-night taco truck, a dog-friendly ceremony…